New York girl claims pope performed a miracle on her

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Did Pope Francis Perform a Miracle on New York Girl?


Pope Francis, miracle worker?

Twelve-year-old Julia Bruzzese is wheelchair-bound after a mysterious illness.

Pope Francis blessed her when he arrived in New York.

Now, doctors believe they might finally know why she's sick.

"Pope Francis, the miracle has begun. Yesterday I went to a doctor's appointment and for the first time since I got ill, they saw Lyme disease activity in my blood," Julia Bruzzese told WCBS.

"A miracle can happen if you believe."

This wouldn't be Pope Francis' first possible miracle.

In March, the pope was credited with turning the dried blood of St. Gennaro into liquid in Naples.

"The sign that San Gennaro loves the pope, who is Neapolitan like us. The blood is already liquid."

To be canonized as a saint, a person must perform two miracles in his or her lifetime. Pope Francis, future saint?

Pope Francis' recent trip to the United States:
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New York girl claims pope performed a miracle on her
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Pope Francis arrives for a multi-religious service at the site of the 9/11 memorial and Museum on September 25, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on a six-day visit to the U.S., with stops in Washington, New York City and Philadelphia. (Photo by Thomas A. Ferrara - Pool/Getty Images)
Pope Francis prays at the edge of the South Pool at the World Trade Center in New York, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. Pope Francis is on a five-day trip to the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, Pool)
Pope Francis places a white rose at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial in downtown Manhattan, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Pope Francis visits the 9/11 Museum, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 in New York. (Susan Watts/New York Daily News via AP, Pool)
Pope Francis, second left, reads a passage during a multi-religious service at the 9/11 Museum, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on a two-day visit to New York which includes addressing the United Nations and holding mass at Madison Square Garden before heading to Philadelphia. (Monica Graff/Pool via AP)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Pope Francis speaks during a multi-religious prayer for peace at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on September 25, 2015 in New York City. Pope Francis is in New York on a two day visit and will carry out a number of engagements including a Papal motorcade through Central Park and a Mass in Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Pope Francis addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pope Francis arrives to address the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pope Francis addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Pope Francis is seen on a video monitor as he signs the United Nations guest book before addressing the General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pope Francis is greeted in front of United Nations headquarters by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, Pool)
Pope Francis waves to gathered worshipers as he leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral after conducting an evening prayer service, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 in New York. (Anthony Behar/Sipa Press via AP, Pool)
Pope Francis prays at the altar of Saint Elizabeth before an evening prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, September 24, 2015. Pope Francis is on a five-day trip to the USA, which includes stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)_
Pope Francis, left, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan embrace during vespers at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Chad Rachman/New York Post via AP, Pool)
Pope Francis celebrates evening prayers at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York on September 24, 2015. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis waves to worshipers as he leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral after leading an evening prayer service, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Pope Francis speaks to the congregation at St. Patrick's Cathedral during a prayer service in New York, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Chad Rachman/New York Post via AP, Pool)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis greets people as he leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on his first trip to the United States, visiting Washington, DC, New York and Philadelphia. (Photo by Chad Rachman-Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis speaks to the congregation at St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on his first trip to the United States, visiting Washington, DC, New York and Philadelphia. (Photo by Chad Rachman-Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis walks across the altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on his first trip to the United States, visiting Washington, DC, New York and Philadelphia. (Photo by Chad Rachman-Pool/Getty Images)
Jennifer Pascual, director of music at St. Patrick's Cathedral, directs the choir as Pope Francis celebrates vespers at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Chad Rachman/New York Post, Pool)
Pope Francis delivers his speech as he leads an evening prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis is assisted as he leads a service at St Patrick's Cathedral on September 24, 2015 in New York City. Pope Francis is in New York on a two day visit and will carry out a number of engagements including a Papal motorcade through Central Park and a Mass in Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Parishioners wait for Pope Francis to arrive at Saint Patrick's Cathedral on September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is scheduled to celebrate vespers, or evening prayers, and a shared a reflection after a procession down 5th Ave. (Photo by Robert Sabo-Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis leads a service at St Patrick's Cathedral on September 24, 2015 in New York City. Pope Francis is in New York on a two day visit and will carry out a number of engagements including a Papal motorcade through Central Park and a Mass in Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
Pope Francis leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 in New york after conducting an evening prayer service. (Robert Sabo/The New York Daily News vai AP, Pool)
Worshipers applaud as they watch Pope Francis enter St. Patrick's Cathedral on a television monitor, Thursday, September 24, 2015 in New York. Pope Francis is on a five-day trip to the USA, which includes stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)
Pope Francis waves as he arrives at St. Patrick's Cathedral to lead an evening prayer service, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Pope Francis waves as he approaches the St Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis waves as he approaches St Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis makes his way down 5th Avenue in New York City on his way to St. Patrick's in New York City September 24, 2015 . The Pope will hold a prayer service at St. Patricks Cathedral . AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis acknowledges well-wishers outside St. Patrick's Cathedral as New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo (L) and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (C) look on September 24, 2015 in New York City. The pope is on a six-day visit to the U.S., with stops in Washington, New York City and Philadelphia. (Photo by Damon Winter-Pool/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Crowds cheer as Pope Francis drives down 5th Avenue while on his way to St. Patrick's Cathedral on September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope will offer evening prayers tonight at St. Patrick's Cathedral. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Pope Francis waves as he approaches St. Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Spectators watch from the corner of 51st Street and Fifth Avenue trying to get a glimpse of Pope Francis as he enters St. Patrick's Cathedral September 24, 2015 in New York City. The pope is on a six-day visit to the U.S., with stops in Washington, New York City and Philadelphia. (Photo by Aristide Economopoulos-Pool/Getty Images)
Pope Francis gestures as he approaches the St Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis gets off his mobile as he arrives at St. Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis arrives at the St Patrick's Cathedral to lead evening prayers in New York on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in New York on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis reaches out to 5th grader Omodele Ojo, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, as he is greeted while arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)
Pope Francis engages well-wishers including Gerard Gubatan, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, center left, after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)
Pope Francis engages well-wishers after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)
Pope Francis kisses Maria Teresa Heyer, a 1st grade student from the Brooklyn borough of New York, as the pope is greeted by Heyer and other students who gave him gifts as he arrives at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis is given a gift during his arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on his first trip to the United States, visiting Washington, DC, New York and Philadelphia. (Photo by Craig Ruttle-Pool/Getty Images)
Pope Francis makes his way down 5th Avenue in New York City on his way to St. Patricks in New York City September 24, 2015 . The Pope will hold a prayer service at St. Patricks Cathedral . AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (R) and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) wait outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the arrival of Pope Francis September 24, 2015 in New York City. Maryland.The pope is on a six-day visit to the U.S., with stops in Washington, New York City and Philadelphia. (Photo by Damon Winter-Pool/Getty Images)
Pope Francis boards a waiting helicopter after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, in New York. The pope is on a five-day trip to the USA, which includes stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Pope Francis arrives at John F. Kennedy International Airport September 24, 2015 in New York City. The Pope is on his first trip to the United States, visiting Washington, DC, New York and Philadelphia. (Photo by Craig Ruttle-Pool/Getty Images)
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